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Logitech C510 Webcam

£49.00
8MP 1280 X 720 Jun 2010
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Snapshot Button Release Date
Three industry awards
HD quality
Produced a good quality image
238 Reviews + 3 Awards
toptenreviews.com Gold 3dGameMan.com Gameman's Choice hd-tecnologia.com Gold
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Amongst webcams of this age and spec, this webcam is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

This Logitech webcam was given a "Gold" award by both websites Toptenreviews.com and Hd-tecnologia.com, both of which decided that this webcam was fantastic.

This webcam received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites 3dGameMan.com who decided that this Logitech webcam was brilliant.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, technogog.com and pcworld.pl the average expert rating of this Logitech webcam is 82 out of 100. Experts think this webcam is one of the better webcams of a comparable age and spec.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This webcam has a fantastic average owner rating based on 275 owner reviews. Over 92% of reviewers gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the similar spec webcams that have been around for more than two years are ranked by average owner review score then this Logitech webcam is in the top 19%.

Logitech Has Excellent Reviews for Its Webcams

Based on 6,978 user and expert reviews (including 562 verified purchases), Logitech has excellent reviews for its webcams. Logitech also has excellent reviews specifically for its webcams. 94% of those that bought a Logitech webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who bought it mentioned that it was noisy. Dr. Sheen Cherian said “The on-board microphone is quite sensitive and there is noise reduction enabled, hence you don't need a separate microphone”.


Produced a Good Quality Image

Six people said that it produced a sharp image. Katastrofee rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Sharp, clear picture”. M Wood rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Crisp picture and shooting to specifications”. Baldeagle176 said “It's undoubtedly a good camera providing a very sharp image.”.

Four customers reckoned that the product produced a good quality image. Newegg.com said “The Logitech 510 has excellent image quality incredible audio reception”. Andrew K Fletcher said in his review of this webcam four years ago “Love this webcam, image quality is superb, Used a bit of blue tac to secure it to screen, though it was ok without” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Gcsandman wrote in their review of this webcam “Image quality is great” .

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it produced clear images. Photoshopkitty mentioned six years ago “I would definitely recommend it, I've never seen or used one with such a clear image and I've gotten compliments from my friends saying the same” . Kenl wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The image clarity is excellent” in their review of this webcam.

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Good Microphone

Twenty-two people reckoned that it had a good microphone. Newegg.com wrote “Audio Quality is epic No need for a head set”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Video and audio clarity” in their review. Tcpsn2lips said in their review of the Logitech C510 on Walmart.com “Both the video and audio quality are good”.


Price

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This Logitech Web Cam Provides Competitive Features, Quality and Price in One Convenient

Fifty-five owners who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review of this webcam seven years ago “This Logitech web cam provides competitive features, quality and price in one convenient”. Also seven years ago expert website Laptopmag.com scored the Logitech C510 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this webcam “This affordable and sporty webcam streams 720p video”. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this webcam in the same month “The Logitech C510 HD Webcam is an inexpensive solution for computers that don't come with built-in cameras”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was expensive. Astraman said on Amazon “And it does not lag like a lot of other more expensive cams”. S. Hewson mentioned “Otherwise would recemmend the product (although a touch expensive” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Six customers who bought this webcam concluded that it had good technical guidance. Newegg.com wrote “Instructions were understandable, driver installed easily” in their review of this webcam. Bogbain1 said in their review of the Logitech C510 “The answer must be an emphatic YES!Although there can be some annoying manufacturer traits such as huge instruction book which actually only had 11 pages in English” . Geoffd wrote five years ago “Still works fine after a year of use and is easy to use with simple instructions”.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One customer said in their reviews that this webcam was good in terms of power usage. Newegg.com mentioned “SSD, no moving parts, less energy consumption, comparatively lot better speed than conventional hard disks” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.


Design

HD Quality

Fifty-eight owners who purchased the Logitech C510 agreed that it was good quality. Techradar said “Good video quality”. Technogog.com mentioned “Decent quality video and still pictures” in their review of this webcam. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review of this webcam “It provides users with great quality that people will see during video chats”.

One owner considered that the product was inferior quality. Gotpaintinmyhair said “To use for streaming or recording for youtube its pretty bad quality”.

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Logitech Vid HD Rivals Skype in Ease of Use

Eighteen customers wrote in their reviews that this webcam was easy to use. Seven years ago Laptopmag.com said in their review of the Logitech C510 “Logitech Vid HD rivals Skype in ease of use”. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this webcam “Migration software included, very easy to use”. Newegg.com also wrote “It's small, easy to use” in their review.

Nine people who bought the product agreed that it was easy to setup. Tcpsn2lips wrote on Walmart.com “Very easy to set up as neither of us are technical” and rated this webcam a maximum of 5 stars. Jpme mentioned on Walmart.com six years ago “Very easy to set up and learn features”. Hector said on Amazon in the same month “Very easy to set up and fantastic picture quality when used either static on top of the PC or hand held whe walking around” in his review of this webcam.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Logitech C510 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and type to this webcam also have a built-in microphone.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema (£39.95) which has better reviews.

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Durable Design

Seven owners who purchased the product thought it was well designed. Newegg.com wrote seven years ago “Works reasonably well once you work out the kinks in its design” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Seldom-Write mentioned in their review of this webcam “This camera was a great travel companion for the months I had it; the size and design made it simple to pack up” . Oldgit said “They are nicely designed, well made”.

Six customers who bought this webcam concluded that it was good looking. Seven years ago Newegg.com wrote “Pretty good connection”. Mimyx said “It's beautifully clear”. G. W. Creese wrote on Amazon “The webcam is stylish, practical and very good quality” in their review of this webcam.

Five customers who purchased the Logitech C510 mentioned that it was neat. Christopher B. said on Newegg.com six years ago “Software is good, neat little effects, most of them work only with perfect lighting”. Kashanka gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this webcam “Small and folds away neatly for protection”. Mcberry mentioned “Easy to install (my computer did it itself)and it fits neatly on my laptop” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Two people wrote in their reviews that this webcam was smooth. Newegg.com mentioned “It was an easy and smooth clone of my ailing drive with Macrium Reflect's free version”. Jhrnbu mentioned on Walmart.com “The framerate is super smooth and i never notice any hiccups or lag spikes even if i have like 8 different applications open”.

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Well Made

Nine customers said that it was well made. Newegg.com wrote seven years ago “Want a faster computer Put a solid state drive in it” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Newegg.com also said “After trying just about everything else I swapped the SSD's power cable to my Seasonic modular PS and BINGO Rock solid” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “I had the UEFI disconnect (ASUS MB- 87A) problems on a new build late last year” in their review.

Four owners concluded that it was reliable. Newegg.com mentioned “Easy install, fast, great size, Crucial reliability Price”. Andrew K Fletcher gave this webcam a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Had this Logitech webcam for a few years now and it is 100% reliable”. Syl wrote in their Logitech C510 review “Logitech is really a trusty company”.

One person said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Seven years ago Laptopmag.com gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this webcam “Durable design”.

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Other

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Logitech released the C510 in June 2010.


Features

Lots of Features and Effects

Eight people who reviewed it wrote that it had good features. Technogog.com gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this webcam six years ago “Lots of features and effects”. Newegg.com wrote seven years ago “Great features” . Technogog.com also wrote “The C510 has many of the features and then some that anyone could want in a webcam” in their review.


Performance

Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 8 megapixels, the Logitech C510 has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other webcams that are a similar age to this webcam. The average megapixel of webcams that are a similar age to this webcam is 2.5MP.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Logitech C510 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most frequently found video resolution. Across all webcams that are a comparable age to this webcam the video resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 1600 x 1200 pixels (best).

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Has a Snapshot Button

The Logitech C510 has a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to this webcam also have a snapshot button.

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Not Full HD

This webcam is not full HD.

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Packaging Data

Has a Laptop Clamp

The Logitech C510 has a laptop clamp, as do most of the other webcams that have been available for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five people who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Seven years ago Laptopmag.com wrote “Growing party of webcams able to make high-def video calls with a relatively compact, foldable design”. Liggywuh gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said “Great little camera, small and compact, with enough length on the USB cable to have it sat on top of a large monitor” in their review of this webcam. S. Hewson said on Amazon “The web cam is easy to install, small and compact and comes with it's own carrying pouch”.

One customer reckoned that it was thick. Liggywuh said in their review of this webcam on Amazon “My LCD (NEC 20WGX2) has quite a thick bezel, with my GF's U2211H it is not a problem at all” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 03610170028055, 03610480016254, 05052733357246, 05099206023772, 05099206023840, 05099206023857

Logitech C510 Review Sources

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